AirAsia irked by long queues at klia2

18 October 2019 AirAsia Group Berhad chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes expressed disappointment with Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) for its handling of complaints of Immigration counter congestion at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2). Fernandes said AirAsia had submitted a letter to Mavcom requesting help to resolve the congestion, but in return … Continue reading AirAsia irked by long queues at klia2

Mavcom works to benefit all in the aviation sector, not just one, says chairman

12 September 2019 Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) executive chairman Dr Nungsari Radhi has come out strongly in defence of the aviation regulator’s role, saying it is to ensure its work benefits the industry overall and not any one specific player. “There are many stakeholders in the aviation industry in Malaysia, not merely one. We have … Continue reading Mavcom works to benefit all in the aviation sector, not just one, says chairman

Absurd’ that Malaysia does not have LCCTs, says AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes

11 September 2019 AirAsia Group Bhd co-founder and group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes says it is “absurd” that low-cost carriers (LCCs) dominate the Malaysian aviation market but the country does not have dedicated low-cost carrier terminals (LCCTs). Fernandes pointed out that in Malaysia, LCCs account for 57% and 51% of domestic and … Continue reading Absurd’ that Malaysia does not have LCCTs, says AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes

Mavcom has failed the aviation sector, says Fernandes

9 September 2019 AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes (pix) has claimed that the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has failed the country’s aviation sector, backing it with seven reasons, including introducing bureaucratic policies. “Some of the requirements imposed by Mavcom include airlines notifying other local airlines on new route applications which … Continue reading Mavcom has failed the aviation sector, says Fernandes

AirAsia won’t sue MAHB for system glitches at KLIA and klia2

30 August 2019 AirAsia Group Bhd would not take any legal action against Malaysia Airports Holding Bhd (MAHB) following the technical glitches which disrupted operations at both Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) terminals. Group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the disruption was not major for AirAsia. “We are not taking any specific … Continue reading AirAsia won’t sue MAHB for system glitches at KLIA and klia2

New PSC charges ensures everyone is charged fairly, says Tony Fernandes

30 August 2019 News of the reduced Passenger Service Charge (PSC) for destinations beyond Asean countries at other airports other than the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is a victory for AirAsia Group Bhd, said its chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes. Earlier today, Transport Minister Anthony Loke announced that the new PSC charges … Continue reading New PSC charges ensures everyone is charged fairly, says Tony Fernandes